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[texts]One Can Find Summer's Happiness - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Amongst the warmth and light of an August afternoon Amongst the clouds and raindrops too Even in a world so much at odds and ends One can find summerâs happiness.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 1
[texts]Lwoh (Howl spelled backwards ...) - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I saw the best of my generation forgotten and pushed aside by arrogance dragged through the streets by the mad, the mean the angry mixed tripsters, occupying the centre of town
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 1
[texts]There's Frost in the Air - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I shall walk down this road Alone if need be, a bohemian Lost amongst the fauxhemians.
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Physics 100 Experiment: The Drag Force and Terminal Velocity - Patrick Bruskiewich
The purpose of this experiment is to learn about drag force, the coefficient of drag and terminal velocity. In Study 1 you will use Dimensional Analysis to determine a functional form for the drag Force . In Study 2 you will use Data to confirm the velocity dependence of the drag Force. In Study 3 you will study terminal velocity and use a graph to determine the coefficient of drag for several unknown shapes...
Keywords: Drag Force; dimensional analysis; terminal velocity; shapes
Downloads: 32
[texts]The Strong Have Conquered Us the Weak - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich We know despair, we always do Through the loss of beauty, something sacred. A goddess perhaps keeps watch so Nemesis does, in due course we are punished.
Keywords: poem; fate; Grand monuments crumble; civilizations are conquered; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 4
[texts]And Please Don't Forget Something Strong - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I write these words On the back of a crumpled And long discarded plain paper grocery bag â¦
Keywords: poem; art and creativity; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Touching a Raw Nerve, A Ubyssey Letter from 2007 - Patrick Bruskiewich
The issue of a lack of transparency at the University of British Columbia is touched on in a 2007 letter to the Ubyssey, the student newspaper at UBC. The Canadian Magazine Maclean's makes application through the Freedom of Information legislation to get the background information to write their annual assessment of Canadian Universities. The People of Canada pays for much of the costs of UBC and as a result, the People of Canada own the information gathered regarding public programs and the lik...
Keywords: lack of transparency at UBC; autocracy; freedom of information; UBC; University of British Columbia
Downloads: 2
[texts]A Physics Education Challenge for Canada's Premiers - Patrick Bruskiewich
An editorial from the September 2007 edition of the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Journal challenging Canada's Provincial Premiers to make physics education a priority in schools across the country. A special thanks is given to the Hon. Jean Charest for his past and continued support for science and industrial policy in Canada and for his assistance to get a Canadian made TR-19 cyclotron installed at the CUSE site in Sherbrooke Quebec.
Keywords: Physics Education; education challenge; Jean Charest; TR cyclotron; CUPJ
Downloads: 24
[texts]Helles Licht: Bright Light (Excerpt of a Novel) - Patrick Bruskiewich
This is Chapter 1 of the novel Helles Licht: A Novel about nuclear weapons development in wartime Germany and Japan which is available through AMAZON / Kindle Direct. The Novel focuses on the life of Herr Doktor Fritz Houterman and the work done by Germany and shared with their wartime Allie Japan. Mention is made of the work of Hideki Yukawa and a nuclear weapons test by Japan off Hungnam Korea in August 1945...
Keywords: nuclear weapons; wartime; Germany; Japan; Houterman; Yukawa
Downloads: 9
[texts]The New Ike Barber Learning Centre at UBC needs an Open Art Sculpture Garden. - Patrick Bruskiewich
A February 2008 letter to the Ubyssey at the University of British Columbia thanking Mr. Ike Barber for his $ 47 million endowment that saw the rebuilding of the UBC Main Library and the creation of the Ike Barber learning Centre. The letter suggest that the new Learning Centre needs an Open Air Sculpture Gallery to complete the project.
Keywords: Ike Barber Learning Centre; UBC; Open Air Sculpture Gallery
Downloads: 2
[texts]Brother ... Can You Spare a Dime? - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich They rob you Of your happiness These letters ⦠the bills The ⦠you owe us
Keywords: poem; depression; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Copernicus Jubilee in Canada: 1473-1973 (Part One) - Patrick Bruskiewich
Copernicus Jubilee in Canada: 1473-1973 (Part One) Compendiuum book of the 1973 Copernicus Quincentenary Jubilee Events in Canada by Maria R. Lemanski sponsored by the Department of Secretary of State, Parliament of Canada
Keywords: Copenicus; Quincentennary Jubilee; 1973; Canada
Downloads: 3
[texts]Canada and the North Magnetic Pole - Patrick Bruskiewich
The 1947 Expedition Polco was the first major survey by the Government of Canada to locate and measure the North Magnetic Pole. The North Magnetic Pole (NMP), presently situated within Canadian territory, is drifting northwards and declining in intensity. By the middle of the 21st century it is predicted that the NMP will have drifted clear across the north geographical pole and be situated somewhere in northern Russia...
Keywords: Canada; North Magnetic Pole; drift; pole flip; Ross Expedition; 1947 Polco Expedition; the Auroral Borealis; International Geophysical Year; Canada-Denmark-Greenland-Ridge
Downloads: 48
[texts]Whilst Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder (a poem) - Patrick Bruskiewich
A poem about the impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh, using some of his own words ... Remember me when I am gone and colour not my story. In life I was a soul forgone, In death, sun’s flowers are my glory
Keywords: poem; absinthe; Vincent van Gogh
Downloads: 22
[texts]The Drag Force and Terminal Velocity - Patrick Bruskiewich
This is an in class experiment at a Physics 100 level to teach about the drag force and terminal velocity. In Study 1 you will use Dimensional Analysis to determine a functional form for the drag Force. In Study 2 you will use Data to confirm the velocity dependence of the drag Force. In Study 3 you will study terminal velocity and use a graph to determine the coefficient of drag for several unknown shapes...
Keywords: Drag Force; Coefficient of Drag; Terminal Velocity; Dimensional Analysis; skydiver; Grand Slam bomb
Downloads: 26
[texts]We've been Suzuki'd ... been Shanghai'd - Patrick Bruskiewich
A poem about the Asian Holocaust, where over 20 million Asians perished at the Hands of Emperor Hirohito and the Imperial Japanese Army. The poem expresses a concern that a prominent Canadian Goliath has chosen to stay silent for seven decades about the Asian Holocaust and by his silence deny this horrible suffering ever occurred. The poem is in both English and Japanese, with the Japanese translated into English...
Keywords: Asian Holocaust; Holocaust denial; Canadian Goliath; Emperor Hirohito; Imperial Japanese Army human cords of wood
Downloads: 13
[texts]Regnum Defende, Canada and Defending the Realm - Patrick Bruskiewich
Defining the Realm as the Crown, Canada, its Citizens, Institutions, National Interests and Sovereignty, the key mission of the Canadian Forces is to Defend the Realm (Regnum Defende). This mission involves Canadian Forces personnel who patrol the air, sea and land regions of Canada, provide search and rescue and assist civilian authorities in specified safety and security activities such as disaster management...
Keywords: Defending the Realm; Regnum Defende; Canada; Canadian Sovereignty; CAF
Downloads: 18
[texts]Canada and US Collective Security - Patrick Bruskiewich
As outlined in the Canada First Defence Strategy, Canada and the US share a common responsibility to provide for the collective defence of its citizens in a complex, multifaceted and changing world environment. While Canada has always placed its domestic needs foremost in our defence preparedness, there are four key areas of partnership between Canada and the United States in Collective Security. Since 1947, both Canada and the United States have successfully dealt with the evolving bi-national ...
Keywords: Canada; United States; Joint Defence; Pearson Doctrine; Collective Security
Downloads: 28
[texts]To Boldly Go, as Canadians Always Do, ICEOO - Patrick Bruskiewich
A look at Canadian's contribution to space research and a challenge to the Community of Nations to create a new UN Organization, ICEOO, the International Civil Earth Observation Organization. ICEOO is designed to assist the United Nations Security Council in its work in areas of conflict resolution and disaster management. Canada was the third nation into space after Russia and the United States and have played an important role in Communications and SAR Satellite developments...
Keywords: Canada and Space; Radarsat; ICEOO; the International Civil Earth Observation Organization; CUPJ; cupj
Downloads: 12
[texts]Copernicus Jubilee in Canada: 1473-1973 (Part Two) - Patrick Bruskiewich
Copernicus Jubilee in Canada: 1473-1973 (Part Two) Compendiuum book of the 1973 Copernicus Quincentenary Jubilee Events in Canada by Maria R. Lemanski sponsored by the Department of Secretary of State, Parliament of Canada
Keywords: Copenicus; Quincentennary Jubilee; 1973; Canada
Downloads: 1
[texts]Conjectures, Proofs and Additives - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Have compassion for us! compassion for we the adventurous for our errors, for our sins. They are Apollinaire in nature.
Keywords: poem; mathematics; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Emily Carr, Nerves, Science 201 (week 8) - Patrick Bruskiewich
The week nine notes titled Nerves, for Science 201, Vision Perception and Science taught by the author at the Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design (refer to Science 201 Course Outline).
Keywords: Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design; Science 201; Nerves
Downloads: 48
[texts]I Know Not Beauty, I Know Not Sin - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich All that eyes Do seek All that hearts Do find All this is inside My troubled mind.
Keywords: poem; emotions; Canadian poetry
[texts]Dorset Experiment 5 - The Study of Light Photons - Patrick Bruskiewich
The purpose of this lab is to study some properties of light photons, to learn how logarithms can be used to find a power law relationship, and to use this technique to derive the Wien Displacement Law and Stefan-Boltzmann Law. The Temperature of the Surface of the Sun will be estimated using the Wien Displacement Law. Using the Wien Displacement Law it is possible to provide a simple derivation of the Planck Expression.
Keywords: Light Photons; Wien Displacement Law; Stefan Boltzmann Law; Planck's Constant; spectrum of the sun
Downloads: 18
[texts]She is the Minatrice - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Her eyes are verdant green, As was her succulent soul. Looking at her, she did not seem so outgoing, to be so bold.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 8
[texts]There for the Grace of God Go I (a poem) - Patrick Bruskiewich
A poem of Remembrance for Canadians who have laid down their life There for the grace of god go I to step the fields, and poppies pick crimson red, reminders still but I shall not forget A poem written in tribute to my godfather who died in August 1965 while serving in the RCAF in France with NATO. My godfather lies buried in an all but forgotten corner of Choloy cemetery in Nancy, France. I hope one day to bring him home to Canada, to set him to rest beside his parents, my maternal grandparents...
Keywords: Poem; Remembrance; Canadians; laid down life
Downloads: 8
[texts]Towards Eros, Lost and Found - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Those Eros lost and found And errors in a sorted life Skirt you disaster here and there Set thee coarse course, towards the dusk!
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 3
[texts]Then ... There was the Fifth - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich The crows flew overhead They cawed, they cawed, they cawed, but one just strangely cackled And flew unlike the rest.
Keywords: poem; lunacy; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]The Issue has Never Been One of Freedom of Expression - Patrick Bruskiewich
A short essay for the Graduate magazine at the University of British Columbia from January 2002 commenting on a lack of scholastic responsibility with a cross section of academics and instructors who do not have an appreciation of the rich Parliamentary Heritage of Canada, and the nature of democracy in Canada. In particular the article questions why the out dated and backward 19th century prejudices of Marx and Engels are still taught in the 21st century in a modern nation like Canada...
Keywords: lack of scholastic responsibility at UBC; nature of democracy in Canada; Parliamentary democracy; communism and socialism opiate of lazy intellect
Downloads: 25
[texts]Is UBC the Cambridge of the West Coast ? ... evidently not! - Patrick Bruskiewich
A 2007 letter to the Ubyssey newspaper asking the question "Is UBC the Cambridge of the West Coast" with the answer evidently not! It may have been once but today it treats its mathematicians, astronomers and physicists as second citizens not paying attention to their needs for new buildings and new classrooms. The letter touches on more issues.
Keywords: UBC; Cambridge of the West Coast; mathematicians; astronomers; physicists
Downloads: 8
[texts]Canadian Peacekeeping, Two Sad Stories - Patrick Bruskiewich
A submission to the UBYSSEY newspaper in 2005 outlining two sad stories one from Afghanistan and one from Bosnia. The courage and dedication of Madame Justice Louise Arbour is praised for her work on the articles of prosecution for war crimes in the former Yugoslavia. The AK-47 is described as an instrument of mass destruction. Praise for Canadians serving over seas. Request for aid in the reconstruction of elementary schools in Afghanistan.
Keywords: Canadian Peacekeeping; Afghanistan; Bosnia; Madame Justice Louise Arbour; AK-47 instrument of mass destruction
Downloads: 23
[texts]Conceptions as to What Perhaps May Be - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich With women, as with flowers Bright pollen bursts from within Carried by the wind before the tower That dare cast shadows on our sins.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 5
[texts]A letter the week of 911 - Our Generation`s Finest Hour - Patrick Bruskiewich
A letter written the week of the September 11th, 2001 attack on the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon in Washington and the unsuccessful attack on the White House. 911 was the first attack on North America since the Second World War when German U-Boats and Japanese submarines attacked shipping off both coasts. If I feel threatened by what they have done, the bastards have won. I will not let them win...
Keywords: September 11th; 911; Courage; Character; Free and Democratic Nations; our Generation`s Finest Hour; Canada; Parliament of Canada; NATO; United Nations
Downloads: 27
[texts]What Ever Floats Your Boat - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Row ⦠row ⦠row No happiness at all I work at this Then work at that I paddle to and fro They tell me where to go
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
[texts]Oh Well, They Are Enough - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Admittedly, they are quite small Twin curiosities at best deceptions that belie their age the true, the time ⦠the test
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Tribute to His Holiness Pope John Paul 2 - Patrick Bruskiewich
A letter in tribute to Pope John Paul 2, written the week of his death. Pax Vobiscum
Keywords: Tribute; Pope John Paul 2; Pax Vobiscum. Pythagoras Publishing
Downloads: 129
[texts]The Cosmopolitan Nature of International Law - Patrick Bruskiewich
This October 2006 letter begins, "We Canadians must act as Good Samaritans" and makes mention of some of the advice the author has given over the past three decades including helping the Children of Chernobyl, helping to outline Canada's Policy "Responsibility to Protect", in areas of arms control and the Laws of the Seas. Mention is also made of the importance of the Vienna Convention brought into being by US President John F...
Keywords: Canada; Parliament; Responsibility to Protect; Vienna Convention; John F. Kennedy; Madame Justice Louise Arbour; Good Samaritans, Pythagoras Publishing
Downloads: 108
[texts]From Which Learns He - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original Poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I supped the nectar from the flower, a rose in full bloom. Let there be no fuller place posed
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 6
[texts]Physics 100 Experiment: The Coefficient of Restitution - Patrick Bruskiewich
The purpose of this lab is to study the coefficient of restitution. In Study 1 you will measure the Coefficient of Restitution and Fractional Energy Loss for a golf ball. In Study 2 you will use measure the Coefficient of Restitution and Fractional Energy Loss for a silicone rubber ball.
Keywords: elastic collision; inelastic collision; coefficient of restitution; fractional energy change
Downloads: 34
[texts]There'€™s a Mouse in my House - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich As I woke up With coffee in cup I happen to see â ... gulp There's a mouse Near my house Oh! What a louse.
Keywords: poem; funny; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 6
[texts]Station Point Grey and Very Special Intelligence: Part 1 - Patrick Bruskiewich
This is an updated version of Part 1 uploaded in MS doc format. The first version has a number of typographical and grammatical mistakes which have been corrected. One errata at the end of the Little-Denniston agreement excerpt from the Bryden book is also revised. also the honorary degrees were granted in the spring of 2012.
Keywords: Station Point Grey; Special Intelligence; Ambassador Oshima; Tokyo; Berlin; UBC; Lester Pearson; Arlington Hall; Bletchley Park; NSA; decrypts
Downloads: 37
[texts]Collection Poetry One Archive 1 - Patrick Bruskiewich
A collection of fifty original Canadian poems by Patrick Bruskiewich
Keywords: Poetry; Original Poetry; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 11
[texts]Abridged List of Publications, Submission and Projects undertaken by Patrick Bruskiewich, 1981-1999 - Patrick Bruskiewich
An abridged list of the publications, Submissions and Projects undertake by Patrick Bruskiewich in the period 1981 to 1999. A list for the period 2000 to 2012 will be prepared shortly. The author can be reached at pbruskiewich@gmail.com.
Keywords: Abridged list; Publications; Submission; Projects; Patrick Bruskiewich, Pythagoras Publishing
Downloads: 36
[texts]Emily Carr, Basic Architecture of the Retina, Science 201 (week 3) - Patrick Bruskiewich
The week six notes titled Basic Architecture of the Retina, for Science 201, Vision Perception and Science taught by the author at the Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design (refer to Science 201 Course Outline).
Keywords: Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design; Science 201; Basic Architecture of Retina
Downloads: 50
[texts]The Canadian Incident, the Downing of a U-2 in 1956 by the RCAF (Film Script) - Patrick Bruskiewich
In September 1956 four RCAF pilots flying Canadair CF-86 with Orenda motors intercepted a high flying, mysterious and unidentified aircraft entering NATO airspace from the East. The four pilots on Zulu alert would inadvertently down a U-2 spy plane returning from a mission to photograph preparations in the Eastern Med for the 1956 Invasion of the Suez. The pilot of the U-2, Howard Carey, who was a colleague and a friend of Gary Powers, would die in the crash...
Keywords: U-2; crash; Howard Carey; CF-86 Sabre jets, RCAF; CIA; John McElroy, Suez Crisis, Pythagoras Publishing
Downloads: 240
[texts]Worked Upon by Words - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich When it comes to words, are we merely content to sit and read, to surrender and drift away
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 9
[texts]Your Politics Are All Amiss - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Your politics are all amiss Your prejudice is far from new In you, what naivety there is Wrapped in your point of view
Keywords: poem; politics; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 6
[texts]We Had Braved the North Atlantic Run - Patrick Bruskiewich
A poem about the bravery of merchant seaman during the Second World War who lost their ship on the North Atlantic Run. The poem written in December 2012 and was inspired by an excerpt (p. 24-25) from the book Admiralty Brief by Captain Edward Terrell, RN George Harraps & Co, London 1958
Keywords: Poem; Bravery; Merchant Seamen; North Atlantic Run; Captain Edward Terrell; Royal Navy
Downloads: 11
[texts]Emily Carr, Basics of Perspective, Science 201 (week 2) - Patrick Bruskiewich
The week two notes titled Basics of Perspective, for Science 201, Vision Perception and Science taught by the author at the Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design (refer to Science 201 Course Outline).
Keywords: Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design; Science 201; Basics of Perspective
Downloads: 65
[texts]Where Has Beans Roll In - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich There is a coffee shop where has beans roll in from around the world where they aspire to ungrateful things to blings and black and polywacks
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 1
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